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Defendant in Berlin Kippa Assault Denies Being Antisemitic

The Syrian refugee in Germany who assaulted two men wearing kippot in Berlin on earlier this year defended his actions as he went on trial...

June 19, 2018 4:14 pm

Source: US to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Body

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Trump administration...

White House Says Kushner Met Jordan’s Abdullah About Israeli-Palestinian Peace

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met on Tuesday with Jordan's King Abdullah about the humanitarian situation in Gaza and the Trump administration's efforts on creating peace between Israel and...

China’s Xi Praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump Summit, Promises Support

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered high praise to visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, lauding the "positive" outcome of his historic summit with US President Donald Trump and promising unwavering friendship. Meeting Kim on his...

June 19, 2018 9:37 am

Israeli and Argentinian Americans Sport Unity After Scrapping Jerusalem Game

JNS.org - The Israeli-American Council’s Las Vegas branch held a friendly match with its Argentinian counterpart...

June 19, 2018 9:25 am

Pro-Israel Groups Laud New Bill to Protect US Businesses From BDS Pressure

JNS.org - A coalition of pro-Israel groups – including the World Jewish Congress, the Lawfare Project,...

June 19, 2018 9:18 am

Report: Trump Pledges Not to Pressure Israel on Nuclear Issue

JNS.org - Israel has managed to secure a written pledge from four successive US presidents to safeguard...

June 19, 2018 8:39 am

Iranian Regime Rejects Talks With Trump Administration on Ballistic Missile Program

Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-kilometer (1,240-mile) reach...

June 18, 2018 5:49 pm

South African Model Says She Received Death Threats After Denouncing Hamas, Defending Israel

A South African media personality said she received 10 death threats amid fierce online backlash...

June 19, 2018 4:14 pm

Defendant in Berlin Kippa Assault Denies Being Antisemitic

The Syrian refugee in Germany who assaulted two men wearing kippot in Berlin on earlier this year defended his actions as he went on trial in...

June 19, 2018 12:51 pm

Source: US to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Body

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is withdrawing...

June 19, 2018 12:32 pm

White House Says Kushner Met Jordan’s Abdullah About Israeli-Palestinian Peace

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met on Tuesday with Jordan's King Abdullah about the humanitarian situation in...

June 19, 2018 9:37 am

China’s Xi Praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump Summit, Promises Support

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered high praise to visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, lauding the "positive" outcome of his historic summit with US...

June 19, 2018 9:37 am

Israeli and Argentinian Americans Sport Unity After Scrapping Jerusalem Game

JNS.org - The Israeli-American Council’s Las Vegas branch held a friendly match with its Argentinian counterpart in a display of unity and friendship, following the cancellation...

June 19, 2018 9:25 am

Pro-Israel Groups Laud New Bill to Protect US Businesses From BDS Pressure

JNS.org - A coalition of pro-Israel groups – including the World Jewish Congress, the Lawfare Project, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and...

June 19, 2018 9:18 am

Report: Trump Pledges Not to Pressure Israel on Nuclear Issue

JNS.org - Israel has managed to secure a written pledge from four successive US presidents to safeguard its presumed nuclear deterrent, The New Yorker magazine reported on...

June 19, 2018 8:39 am

Iranian Regime Rejects Talks With Trump Administration on Ballistic Missile Program

Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-kilometer (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander...

June 18, 2018 5:49 pm

South African Model Says She Received Death Threats After Denouncing Hamas, Defending Israel

A South African media personality said she received 10 death threats amid fierce online backlash to her comments calling the Gaza Strip "a sh*thole of...

June 18, 2018 1:54 pm

Top British Diplomat Calls Out UN Human Rights Council for ‘Disproportionate’ Focus on Israel

The UN Human Rights Council’s focus on Israel is “disproportionate and damaging to the cause of peace,” Britain’s top diplomat said in remarks at a...

June 18, 2018 12:34 pm

Trump Disapproval and Drop in Foreign Investment Among Fears Raised by South African Diplomats Over Potential Israel Embassy Downgrade

Senior diplomats in South Africa are reported to be at "loggerheads" with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) over plans to downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel. Fear...

June 18, 2018 10:52 am

Kremlin: Putin, Netanyahu Agree to Boost Israel-Russia Coordination in Syria

JNS.org - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin agreed to strengthen coordination on Syria with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a phone call on Friday, the Kremlin...

June 18, 2018 9:44 am

Prince William Itinerary Refers to Old City of Jerusalem as ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’

JNS.org - The itinerary of Britain’s Prince William in his visit to Israel will include a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem, which the document...

June 17, 2018 12:07 pm

South Korea, US to Announce Suspension of Major Military Drills This Week

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Opinion

The Syrian Intervention: Following the Wingate Model

British Maj. Gen. Orde Charles Wingate’s approach to the liberation of Ethiopia from Italian occupation in 1941 provides a useful model for modern-day intervention in Syria. Rather than hand out...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Captures Large Areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah Airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the...

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